Space to Wonder by Amanda Hays

I followed the others into the conference room with a tight knot in my stomach. This was the room at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services where the CPE students and supervisors would meet for … [Read more...]

Empathy: Grace to Change the World

What would you like to talk about today? I was sitting in Karl’s office during the first of many weekly individual supervision sessions that would come to define the summer like a heartbeat—a … [Read more...]

Book Review: Shades of White Flight by Ronald Hunsucker

When we think about “white flight” what do we imagine? Do we simply imagine white people leaving a community? Or do we consider dilapidated housing in segregated neighborhoods? Do we see the economic … [Read more...]

North Philly Needs Something by Grant Hofman

North-Philadelphia-born rap artist, PnB Rock, glimpses some of the unforgiving urban realities that face North Philly in his song, “My City Needs Something.” Rock depicts for us the harsher side of … [Read more...]

Toward a New Face of Ministry by Kyle Kooyers

This past summer, I had the opportunity to represent Calvin Theological Seminary for an initiative called the New Faces of Ministry Tour. This nation-wide project, including 59 students from 27 … [Read more...]